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Do You Know How Annoying You Are?
Click this Link to See -  How My Personality Annoys My Co-Workers! Information is power.  This quiz is created to[...]
Retire or Re-fire?
Eventually, we all smack into this question:  Retire or Re-fire?   At first it sounds really great, no early meetings, endless[...]
Stay on Your Path: Own Your Narrative
How do you talk about who you are? What words do you choose to describe yourself? Your narrative tells others[...]

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3 Valuable Pieces of Business Advice
What a Paradox.  I believe I am paid for my advice when in fact I am here to listen. Hosting[...]
Why Waiting Matters
Time it right or you will miss blueberry season.  Hint, hint, it is right now.  Waiting for those plump, fresh,[...]
Do You Know How Annoying You Are?
Click this Link to See -  How My Personality Annoys My Co-Workers! Information is power.  This quiz is created to[...]
Balance between Imposture Syndrome and Over Confidence
I always strive for the middle ground, to balance my life, my dreams, my daily tasks and my thoughts.  Finding[...]
Is Frank Sinatra a Liar?
I think Frank Sinatra promulgated a big lie in his hit song, My Way: Regrets, I've had a few. I[...]
Back to Basics: Draw a Flowchart
Me, I love a picture that tells a story.  I also love graphs, charts, and outlines.   This saying was invented by[...]
Meeting Notes are Good for the Team and Your Career
Many people tell me that taking the minutes is a mundane activity and as they gain more senior roles, it[...]
3 Reasons Your Efficiency Hacks Are Not Working
Who doesn't want to get more accomplished in less time, with less effort?  Efficiency hacks have been a hot ticket[...]
Sorry: A Toolkit Essential
Yesterday, I started a meeting with an apology.  My exact words: I apologize for not being ready and on-time for[...]
5 Immediate Actions to Take About Misunderstood Habits
Being misunderstood sucks!  The worst part is we often don't realize why our good intent is not coming across loud[...]
Being Right About Difficult People
Difficult people all have one thing in common.  They make your day more complicated.  They take you away from your[...]
The Unfair Advantage
It doesn't happen often but when it does, it's like manna from heaven.  Information that falls in your lap.  Intel[...]
Labels and Truths About Managers
Shonda Rhimes, an American television producer, screenwriter, and author, is a master at pulling back the curtain and showing the[...]
Build Your Bench Strength
One of my favorite mantras is:  Work is a Team Sport. After facilitating lots of Techstars Startup Weekends (so fun!)[...]
Retire or Re-fire?
Eventually, we all smack into this question:  Retire or Re-fire?   At first it sounds really great, no early meetings, endless[...]
Bills, Pills and Ills
This morning I was talking to a friend about herbal supplements.  My non-delicate response: In the new year I want[...]
Happy 2022!
May you find joy in all you do, even when it's a messy job. May purpose and relevance define you.[...]
Hold the Flashlight. Lessons From My Father.
My father died 42 years ago and his voice still booms in my head. "Hold the flashlight." Barking orders as[...]
Find the Miserable Managers
The times they are a-changing.  And it makes me wonder where are those who feel stuck at work.  We aren't[...]
Managers Matter
The great resignation has spurred debate about why workers are leaving.  I believe the evidence is clear.   Managers Matter.   Studies[...]

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